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GUTENBERG FESTIVAL Set to Offer Widest Range of Products/Education

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Long Beach, California - GUTENBERG FESTIVAL, the largest exhibition and industry education event on the West Coast serving the prepress, printing, converting and digital equipment market, offers the widest range of equipment demonstrations, industry education, training and networking opportunities in the Western portion of the U.S. this year. This year marks the 30th anniversary of this full-scale graphic communications exhibition, to be held at the Long Beach Convention Center, May 30 through June 1. "GUTENBERG FESTIVAL offers the broadest range of opportunities, and is designed to cater to the widest cross section of the industry," noted Regis J. Delmontagne, President of the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC), producer of the GUTENBERG FESTIVAL. "This is the only regional exhibition in the area that offers attendees the opportunity to see a variety of full-scale equipment running live on the show floor actually producing product while they watch, and where they can ask questions of the manufacturers' technical experts, all in one place," said Delmontagne of this premiere West Coast event. Products ranging from workflow systems, digital imaging, foil stamping dies, laminating systems, folders, sealers, tabbers, cutters, digital and traditional offset presses, estimating systems, binding and stitching systems, CTP devices and drivers, blanket washers, densitometers, air filtration systems, humidity control equipment, paper products, label and tag stocks and ink formulations for all applications, to addressing systems, equipment parts and supplies, screen printing systems, folding carton printing systems, computer and digital file management equipment, manufacturing management software, color management software, previously-owned equipment and more will be on display for attendees to inspect, compare and buy. Educational opportunities include full and half-day seminars on cutting edge topics such as The ROI of Computer-to-Plate, The ABC's of Digital Printing, Workflow Systems Overview, Developing and Implementing an Effective Self-Promotion Program, Electronic Prepress Overview and Introduction to Preflight, The All-Digital Workflow, Equipment, Tools and Process Controls, and over 50 other topics pertinent to graphic communications firms operating in today's vast visual communications marketplace. Attendees can expect to find a full range of vendors, offering them everything they need to operate a modern, efficient graphic communications service company, From Design To Delivery. GASC is jointly owned by the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting TechnologiesSM (NPES), and the Printing Industries of America (PIA). In addition to GUTENBERG FESTIVAL, GASC manages the most important national and international industry events in the Western Hemisphere.